The Freight Mobility Research Institute (FMRI) is a Tier 1 University Transportation Center funded by the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT), and housed in the Department of Civil Environmental and Geomatics Engineering within Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science.
The FMRI is a Florida Atlantic University led partnership with the Hampton University, Portland State University, Texas A&M University (College Station)University of Florida, University of Memphis, and University of Minnesota (Minneapolis)
The primary goal of the Freight Mobility Research Institute is to help strengthen the nation's economic competitiveness. read more


The FMRI Director Dr. Evangelos I. Kaisar Presents at the 2017 METRANS International Urban Freight Conference, Long Beach, California. Dr. Miguel Figliozzi from Portland State University who is also a researcher for the FMRI presented at the conference. Dr. Kaisar presented on 2 topics first on "Formal Analysis of delays in Waterway System Operations With Timed Automata Modeling" and second on " A Smart Port Resiliency Assessment and Planning Tool". Dr. Figliozzi presented on "Modeling Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (drones) Costs Tradeoffs".